Coinplug of South Korea Gets $400,000 Investment

Coinplug of South Korea Gets $400,000 Investment

South Korean-based bitcoin services company Coinplug has reportedly raised $400,000, according to CoinDesk. The news comes from an announcement made this week, in which VC firm DFJ Partners contributed the capital along with investor Chol Hwan Kim. This investment is an addition to a $400,000 investment received last year in November. The company's own Richard Yun states that Coinplug is planning to use the funds to bring in more engineering folks to develop their payment products quicker. CoinDesk notes that Coinplug is also planning to release an English language version of their....


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